Herky-Jerky did not wait for permission; he untied me, and helped me to my feet.
Bud yelled at him, so did Bill; Herky-Jerky said unpleasant things.
Herky-Jerky's boots suddenly stood on end, and I knew then he had also risen.
Herky-Jerky was the only one of his companions brave enough to start to help him.
Bill and Herky-Jerky were hanging on our words with unconcealed attention.